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  1. 1986 Ford LTD Crown Victoria, 110K miles

    I've got too many projects. The Crown Vic doesn't HAVE to go, but it's a good daily driver today with a lot of stuff to do later, when I will be trying to do other things...this is more of a feeler...
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    1986 Ford Thunderbird 3.8/C5

    I've been dealing with a lot of stuff recently and I just need to get some projects out of my life.

    My roommate Kenny has decided he's going sell his 1986 Thunderbird.

    It's a daily driver,...
  3. A couple years ago a friend came by with a...

    A couple years ago a friend came by with a new-to-him, auction purchased late 2000s Chevy Malibu. Part of the cheapness was that the tires were bald and the brakes were metal on metal, and the wheel...
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    The 87 has 2 fuel pumps. Could it be the pump on...

    The 87 has 2 fuel pumps. Could it be the pump on the frame rail?
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    I've got a box of 80s Ford radio parts and I...

    I've got a box of 80s Ford radio parts and I think it has a bunch of the mid-80s faceplates in black and in chrome (didn't know that was an option?). Someone remind me to look for it when I get...
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    I'm still eyeballing the blue thing. It really...

    I'm still eyeballing the blue thing. It really looks like the metal arm in front of it comes down to touch it when the cassette is inserted.
    Is there a little post in the blue piece that might be...
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    I'm not familiar with the innards of this...

    I'm not familiar with the innards of this generation of Ford tape decks, but I think the blue thing in the corner is the switch for the tape. Give the whole tape assembly a light dusting with a can...
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    Yeah, most of the paid editing is related to PATS...

    Yeah, most of the paid editing is related to PATS and programming that could be used to steal cars.
    Even if you need that, there is a way to get free access to that portion of the software for 2...
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    I'd go with the Motorcraft coils. On my 1999...

    I'd go with the Motorcraft coils.

    On my 1999 3.8 Mustang, I bought an Accel coil and within 6 months was having rough running/lack of power issues. Bought another Accel coil, fixed it, but...
  10. Despite the dishing on the LoPo cam, it tends to...

    Despite the dishing on the LoPo cam, it tends to pull nicely with a trailer. I'm not sure most of the HO cams would start off as smoothly with a ton and a half of wood pellets and trailer in tow....
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    It's been a little while but I think the vacuum...

    It's been a little while but I think the vacuum tree under the intake has a small line for the MAP, a larger line to the splitter on the firewall (which feeds cruise, HVAC, etc) and a line or two to...
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    If the MAP sensor line is cracked, there are...

    If the MAP sensor line is cracked, there are likely other cracked lines.
    In fact, the MAP sensor line might be fine and the lines from the same vacuum tee might be leaking enough to skew the vacuum...
  13. I'm with you on the clamp meter, Sly, but for...

    I'm with you on the clamp meter, Sly, but for those who don't have one, a test light (or a spare socket, bulb, and a bit of wire) is usually easy to find in the spare parts bin or the cheap auto...
  14. Radio, computer, etc are always there so unlikely...

    Radio, computer, etc are always there so unlikely to be causing new problems. Alternator can develop an internal short circuit.

    I had the same problem a couple days ago: my fairly new battery...
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    Isn't that what the other cars are for?

    Isn't that what the other cars are for?
  16. Don't worry, I seem to be the information hoarder...

    Don't worry, I seem to be the information hoarder these days. It will go well with my Rotunda EEC-III test kit...
  17. I just re-read my post and I apologize if I was a...

    I just re-read my post and I apologize if I was a bit cranky. Free gas (and multiple other instances of "completely change the design to save 5 bucks because someone gave me a 3 buck part") is one...
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    Only after a few seasons in the northeast. ...

    Only after a few seasons in the northeast.



    As for driving particular vehicles, I've had this argument a bunch of times; my dad drives FWD cars (starting with his first Saab in the late 70s)...
  19. Having worked at a gas station in my youth,...

    Having worked at a gas station in my youth, "there's nothing as expensive as free gas".
    Even diluted, if it's sludge and varnish then it's not going to burn as well. The stuff in the tank is...
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    One thing I've found is the relationship one has...

    One thing I've found is the relationship one has with a shop makes a huge difference.
    I rarely bring my cars to the local shop, but the owner knows me. He's a good shop/good reputation, so I make...
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    Two vehicle fails at the hand of younger techs:...

    Two vehicle fails at the hand of younger techs:
    1990 Ford Ranger (at a FORD DEALER, no less!): "The third brake light doesn't work!". I had authorized an hour of labor to fix bulbs and other...
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    Looking good! Maybe this summer we can have a...

    Looking good! Maybe this summer we can have a New England Zephyr meet. I actually got mine up on a rented lift last week...then I got called out to the ship, so it's hanging on a lift with the...
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    The cruise dump valve could be misadjusted. I...

    The cruise dump valve could be misadjusted. I had that problem on the F150, if I picked up the pedal a smidgen with my toe the hissing would stop. I thought it was the booster, got under the dash...
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    Handling is soooo very subjective, so here's my...

    Handling is soooo very subjective, so here's my thoughts. I have an '86 Crown Vic.

    I come from Mustangs, Fox variants, Datsun/Nissan Z cars and other sporty-handling cars. I haven't owned a...
  25. D'oh! 89, 98. I get a little lysdexic...

    D'oh! 89, 98. I get a little lysdexic smoetimes.

    So it's already R134a (I was thinking that the R12-R134a conversion fitting looked pretty neatly done, and the coolant reservoir had changed a...
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